Glad “Heads Up” on time change helped……….YOU.
3 ADHDers-In my home-cud NOT figure what real time was.
Had to text-my patient-non ADHD-GREAT friend-for NEW time.
Husband-1 hour late-to work:(
FANTASTIC=to be in touch with so many WONDERFUL=ADHDers!
Luv the contact
Beignet: Should you search for a new Doctor to trouble shoot and problem solve=new medication?
Hate to think of=hard time=untreated ADHD!
In ur 5 min. late post=I am chronically late
Late now=for son’s drum lesson
BUT=AM ALSO=Behavior Specialist
Can train self=even ADHD self=to do it=Be on time:)
1) pick small first step: take average minutes late to ONE routine appointment/responsibility i.e., work in the AM.
2) first goal=3/5 days reduce average late minutes by 5.
3) second goal=4/5 ” “
4) third goal=5/5 ” “
5) fourth goal=3/5 days reduce average late minutes by 7.
6) plug in same sequence from above, until on time each day.
7) motivate on time behavior by=giving self=something fantastic=each on time day=each week goal met
tell someone=be accountable
9) have clocks visible=EVERYWHERE
10) break down steps=each step=for getting out of house in AM=starting with wake up=allot allowed time to each=to make work on time
11) have list of each step=place allowed time next to step=with goal time for completion=mark off=when step completed=in time
12) place visual reminders=all over=on bathroom mirror=fridge=clock=door=etc.
13) once on time=for one month=AM work arrival=add next on time goal=new goal=i.e., bed on time=or when meeting friends.
14) start from beginning with it=average late minutes=reduce by 5=3/5 or some number=that will allow=wiggle room=not perfect at first.
15) break it all down=reminders visible=something special=for you=for on time=goal met.
16) keep OTHER person=to whom u r accountable.
WOW! great idea=I think I will try it.
Gotta fly=off to make drum lesson………5 minutes reduced lateness for me today
AWESOME 2 chat!
Thanks 4 being out there!REPORT ABUSE